The Nature of Disease
In this diseases worksheet, students define infectious diseases, how they are transmitted, and what causes the symptoms of the disease. This worksheet has 9 short answer questions.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Contemplating Nature vs. Nurture
Does having an addict in your family make it more likely to become one yourself? Explore the genetic risk factors, as well as the prominent environmental influences, for substance addiction in a lesson that encourages awareness and open...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Natural Selection and the Owl Butterfly
The lecturer describes how certain characteristics develop. In this case, he discusses eye marking. The impact of environmental factors plays a huge role in the probability of successful reproduction and the fact that favorable genes...
13 mins 10th - 12th Science
New Review Mutations and Natural Selection
Mutations have a bad reputation ... but are they always harmful? Junior geneticists explore mutations and their effects in a Fuse School Evolution video. The content features sickle cell disease, its effects on the body, and its ability...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
MinuteEarth: The Story of Our Planet
Planet Earth has come a long way from its dramatic beginnings. How long did all of these changes take? Science sleuths unravel the often-tangled timeline of our progress from single-celled sea creatures to world-traveling homo sapiens in...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases Classroom Activity
Here is a different approach: emerging epidemiologists first go home to interview family on the topic of infectious disease. Then they come to class and view a video and PowerPoint that explore how climate change may increase the...
8th - 12th Health